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More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
The Boston Globe is betting that Crux, a standalone Catholic news site, will serve a new, global audience.
With yesterday’s official launch of its online national edition, the Salt Lake City newspaper-turned-digital-media-company is continuing to aim for a national audience.
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
As a small band of ex-Posties launch the much watched Vox, the paper’s top editor sees better days ahead for many outlets new and old.
Plus: The Boston Globe’s reworks its paywall, Time and Newsweek in transition, and the rest of the week’s future-of-journalism news.
The Globe is switching to a metered paywall and turning into an independent news site. Now the paper plans to increase its digital presence with new sites covering technology and religion.
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572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
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